- ELAGSE11-12W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. Georgia ELA
- ELAGSE11-12W3.a Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events. Georgia ELA
- ELAGSE11-12W3.b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. Georgia ELA
- ELAGSE11-12W3.c Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole and build toward a particular tone and outcome (e.g., a sense of mystery, suspense, growth, or resolution). Georgia ELA
- ELAGSE11-12W3.d Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters. Georgia ELA
- ELAGSE11-12W3.e Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative. Georgia ELA
Students will compose a creation myth of their own imagining, writing an engaging narrative in the style we have studied in class.
Crash Course Mythology: Creation Stories 1
We are writing our own creation myths today!
- -10ish minutes to brainstorm for your myth (Where? When? How?)
- -30 minutes to draft a myth: 2 paragraphs minimum, must include dialogue in addition to the two paragraphs.
Trade papers with a friend and write feedback on their myth! Does it sound like a myth? How could they strengthen it?
Summative – myth writing
Scaffolding, learning style, flexible grouping (intentional pairings for closing session)